Agile® Scrum Master


A scrum master is the facilitator for an agile development team. Scrum is a methodology that allows a team to self-organise and make changes quickly, in accordance with agile principles. The scrum master manages the process for how information is exchanged.
When it comes to the scrum team, a scrum master acts as a coach, helping them to self-organise and work cross-functionally. They also assist with getting the team to create a high-value product by removing obstacles in their process and coaching them when help is needed.
Our two-day course addresses the principles and theory underpinning the Scrum framework and the role of the Scrum Master. This course offers a combination of instruction and team-based exercises, purposefully designed to be less IT-focused and more wide business-focused.
The training and certification are based on The Scrum Guide which was developed by Scrum creators Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland. It contains the definition of Scrum, consisting of Scrum roles, events, artefacts and the rules that bind them together.
Delegates will learn the role of Scrum Master, enabling them to lead a Scrum Team and drive adoption of the Scrum framework for more effective product and solution development.

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  • Gain a deep understanding of the Scrum Framework – the theory, practices, roles, rules and values – as defined in The Scrum Guide.
  • Understand – in detail – the role of Scrum Master and how the role interacts with different members of the Scrum Team and other stakeholders.
  • Master the Scrum principles to better understand their application when returning to the workplace.
  • Understand how to construct an effective development team with an appropriate mix of skills and experience.
  • Know how to act as a servant-leader for the Scrum Team, promoting and enabling self-organization to create high value products.
  • Learn how to facilitate Scrum Events and remove impediments to the Scrum Team’s progress.
  • Help Scrum Product Owners shape and refine product backlogs to guide early and incremental delivery of valuable products.
  • Drive adoption of the Scrum framework for more effective product and solution development, working with stakeholders and other Scrum Masters to improve its effectiveness.


Anyone involved in product & solution development using the Scrum framework.

Particularly beneficial for those accountable for getting the most out of Scrum, including Scrum Masters, managers, and Scrum team members.


There are no mandatory prerequisites for the foundation examination.


  • Pink Elephant Study Guide
  • Preparation Exams



  • Agile Business Consortium Scrum Master Certification

Duration and style

  • A 40-minute, closed book exam
  • 50 multiple-choice questions

Pass mark

  • A passing mark of 74% (37/50) is required to receive your certification.

Examination Board


  • Public (Open Enrolment): Live Classroom: On specific dates throughout the year, conveniently located at our premises in Woodmead, with our expert instructor.
  • In-House (On-Site): Live Classroom: On dates convenient to you; exclusively for your team at your location with our expert instructor.

If you would like more information on any of these options, please call us at 011 656 0020 or email us at

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Agile® Scrum Master

Agile® Scrum Master Examination at Pink Elephant, Public Course 18-19 May 2020

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